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Re: armhf NEON exception for chromium

On Fri, Sep 15, 2023 at 10:15:53PM +0200, Paul Gevers wrote:
> Hi Steve,

> On 15-09-2023 21:54, Steve Langasek wrote:
> > armel != armhf

> Of course

> > and nobody should be running armel on a NEON-capable CPU...

> Not sure why you say it like that, I guess you don't meen CI purposes here.

I mean "no user should be choosing armel as the architecture for software to
run on a NEON-capable machine".  CI is something different.

> But anyways, it seems that also the arm64 host that runs our armel and armhf
> VM's doesn't have NEON in the feature list.

That sounds like a bug then since NEON is a required part of the ARMv8-A

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
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[1] https://developer.arm.com/documentation/102525/0100/Compiling-for-Neon-with-Arm-Compiler-6

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